Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Baked Chicken

Ingredients
1 chickenClick to find more about chicken cut into 4 pieces
2 tea spoon red chili powder
1 tea spoon saltClick to find more about salt
2 table spoon lemon juice
cumin seedsClick to find more about cumin seeds powder
1 tea spoon paprika
4 table spoon oil

Preparation
Mark cuts on the chickenClick to find more about chicken pieces.
Mix saltClick to find more about salt, chili powder, lemon juice, paprika and cumin powder.
Apply the paste on the chickenClick to find more about chicken pieces and marinade them for 2 hours.
Brush oil on both sides of the chickenClick to find more about chicken and bake in a moderately heated oven for 20 to 25 minutes.

Bbq Chicken


Ingredients
6 pieces of chickenClick to find more about chicken breast,
Yogurt 4 table spoon,
SaltClick to find more about Salt according to taste,
Red chilli powder acording to taste,
Garam masala according to taste
OnionClick to find more about Onion 1 medium ,cut in pieces and fry till it turns in light brown color
Oil according to ur need
Coal 1 piece for barbq

Preparation
Take the chickenClick to find more about chicken breast n cut in cube.
Take a bowl put the cube of chickenClick to find more about chicken in it than add yogurt, saltClick to find more about salt, red chilli n garam masala.
Mix well.
Marinate for 1 hour in fridge.
Now take pan, pour the oil in it, heat the oil on a medium flame.
Now add all the chickenClick to find more about chicken in it and add light brown onionClick to find more about onion (crush)
Add half cup of water if u need. Cook for 15 minutes till all the water is removed for the pan.
Now take the hot coal with the help of almunium foil, put on the chickenClick to find more about chicken and add some oil on coal..
Put cover on pan so that it infuses the smoke.
Bar bq chickenClick to find more about chicken is ready to serve. Serve hot with salad and sauces.

Friday, November 26, 2010

Asian Style Meat Chops

Ingredients
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 1/2 tablespoon vinegarClick to find more about vinegar
2 tablespoons brown sugarClick to find more about brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes or hot sauce
2 tablespoons oil
4 boneless chops (lamb)
1 cloveClick to find more about clove garlicClick to find more about garlic chopped

Preparation
Combine soy sauce, vinegarClick to find more about vinegar, red pepper and brown sugarClick to find more about brown sugar in a small cup. Heat oil in skillet and cook chops about 4 minutes on one side or until well browned, flip and cook a few more minutes to brown other side.
Remove from pan.
Cook garlicClick to find more about garlic in pan to brown and then add soy mixture, letting boil rapidly a few minutes.
Add chops to pan and cook on low flame until they gets tender.
Serve wih garnshing and anyway you want it.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Carrot Bread

Ingredients
1 and 3/4 cup all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
As per taste saltClick to find more about salt
1/4 teaspoon each ground cinnamonClick to find more about cinnamon and nutmag
1/2 butter stick unsalted
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup honeyClick to find more about honey
3 large egg lightly beaten
1 teaspoon orangeClick to find more about orange zest grated
1/4 cup orangeClick to find more about orange zest
1/4 cup orangeClick to find more about orange juice
1 cup carrots, peeled and grated
1/2 cup raisinsClick to find more about raisins (kish mish).

Preparation
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Lightly butter a 9"5 inch loaf pan.
In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, pinch of saltClick to find more about salt and spices.
In another mixing bowl cream butter and suger until light.
Add honeyClick to find more about honey, eggs, 1 by 1, orangeClick to find more about orange zest and juice.
Fold wet ingrediants into dry ingrediants.
Add carrots and raisinsClick to find more about raisins to batter and transfer it to prepared loaf pan and bake in middle of oven for 45 minutes or until a toothpick when inserted in center comes out dry.
Rest on a rack for 15 minutes turn out, cool on a rack.

Sabzi Daal

Ingredients
1/3 cup moong dalClick to find more about dal (split yellow gram)
1/3 cup toovar (arhar) dalClick to find more about dal
1/3 cup masoor dalClick to find more about dal (split red lentils)
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds (raiClick to find more about rai)
1/2 teaspoon cumin seedsClick to find more about cumin seeds (jeera)
6 to 8 curry leavesClick to find more about curry leaves
1/4 teaspoon asafoetidaClick to find more about asafoetida (hingClick to find more about hing)
1 green chilliClick to find more about green chilli, chopped
1 onionClick to find more about onion, chopped
2 teaspoons gingerClick to find more about ginger-green chilliClick to find more about green chilli paste
1/2 teaspoon garlicClick to find more about garlic paste
1 large tomatoClick to find more about tomato, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon turmericClick to find more about turmeric powder (haldiClick to find more about haldi)
1 cup mixed vegetables ( capsicum, carrots, peas), finely chopped
1 tablespoon oil
SaltClick to find more about Salt to taste

For the garnish
2 tablespoons chopped coriander

Preparation
Wash and pressure cook the dals together with 2 cups of water till the dals are tender. Keep aside.
Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds and cumin seedsClick to find more about cumin seeds. When they crackle, add the cuury leaves and asafoetidaClick to find more about asafoetida.
Add the green chilliClick to find more about green chilli and onionClick to find more about onion saute for 3 to 4 minutes.
Add the gingerClick to find more about ginger-green chilliClick to find more about green chilli paste, garlicClick to find more about garlic paste and tomatoClick to find more about tomato and saute for 3 to 4 more minutes.
Add the chilli powder, turmericClick to find more about turmeric powder and mixed vegetables and mix well.
Add the dals and saltClick to find more about salt and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.
Garnish with the chopped coriander and serve hot.

Tips

You can use any left-over vegetable or curry instead of the mixed vegetables. This way you will have a different flavour each time.